Austin Web Design Category

Unexpected Surprises

by Rachael Pierce
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

There was a pull at our office door earlier today. It was quickly followed by the peaking of a head through our window and me realizing there was a Domino’s delivery person at our front door. My mind was quickly perplexed. Typically I am the one who orders for our company luncheons, or I am […]

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Quick Tip: Your Call to Action

by Rachael Pierce
Monday, June 15th, 2009

Never assume your customers know what you want them to do. You have to make it fool-proof for them. You have to spell it out for them – in black and white. Think about it like this: first, the customer reads your copy; then the customer does “X” task. X task is what you want […]

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Putting Yourself Out There (P.S. Don’t Be Afraid)

by Rachael Pierce
Friday, June 12th, 2009

Sometimes you just have to put yourself out there! It’s that simple. We can’t walk around in a cocoon. We have to make ourselves available to our colleagues, customers, family, friends, and even strangers. You never know when you are going to meet someone – and when that someone is particularly important for you to […]

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An Easy Traffic Boost: Contests

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, June 8th, 2009

If you are looking for a way to encourage people to visit (and revisit) your website, try an age-old marketing tool: a contest. Think of a simple give-away item that relates to your business – small items could be: a book by an industry author, a how-to publication that you wrote, a white paper, t-shirts, […]

Fashion Trends Your Business Can Actually Use

by Rachael Pierce
Thursday, May 14th, 2009

People are always trying to keep up with the latest trends. Whether it’s the latest trend in handbags or shoes, people are stopping to take notice and see what is emerging on the fashion scene. For all of the fashionistas out there, this post is for you. Let’s take our fashion sense and translate it […]

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The Potential of Your Website

by Rachael Pierce
Monday, May 4th, 2009

Anyone can have a website. However, not everyone has a good one. There lies great potential in your website and there are many ways you can tap into your website’s potential and increase its effectiveness. Make It Easy to Navigate You want viewing to be a breeze for your visitors. If navigating your site is […]

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Are Meta Tags Important?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, April 27th, 2009

A lot of website owners hear the term “meta tag” at some point and aren’t really sure what it is. Then they start to panic and wonder if their website designer included this. This topic can be rather extensive, so I will just cover some brief points. Firstly, there are many types of meta tags. […]

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Improve Your Communication

by Rachael Pierce
Thursday, April 9th, 2009

It is important to always stay in communication with your internal and external constituents, prospects, and users. Regardless of what is going on (bad economy or not), it is imperative that you keep the rapport up and stay talking. You always want your brand and company to be present in peoples’ minds. There are a […]

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